Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell
Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-
Motherwell, Robert Burns, Robert Burns Motherwell, 1924-
Danto, Arthur Coleman
Motherwell, Robert Burns
1985 March 10
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Letter : 2 p. : typescript, photocopy ; 28 x 22 cm
Danto writes in response to Motherwell's letter thanking him for his review of Motherwell's retrospective exhibit at the Guggenheim museum in New York. He compares aspects of Motherwell's work to philosophical principles of Kierkegaard and Plato, and discusses how he stumbled into art criticism.
Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell, 1985 March 10. Arthur Coleman Danto papers, 1979-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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